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2016 North Carolina A&T State University FOCUSS Idea Competition Sponsored by Wells Fargo


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2016 North Carolina A&T State University FOCUSS Idea Competition
Sponsored by Wells Fargo

Created to stimulate constructive thought surrounding concepts of innovation and discovery, the FOCUSS Idea Competition provides students a unique opportunity to share and cultivate creative solutions to a sponsoring corporation. Competition will be open to all current North Carolina A&T State University (NCATSU) students. The corporate Sponsor of the NCATSU competition is Wells Fargo. 

Platform for Idea Competition 

Guided by the FOCUSS Areas of Concentration, students (with the optional assistance of associated North Carolina A&T State University faculty advisor) will propose an idea that resolves the following problem statement submitted by Wells Fargo:

Problem Statement

North Carolina A&T State University, undergraduate students are requested to present innovative solutions to the following problem statement:

Currently, the home ownership rate of African Americans is 42%, which is the lowest among ethnic minorities.

What strategies and/or marketing capabilities can mortgage lenders implement to build awareness, instill confidence and increase home ownership within the African American community?

Official Rules 

Official contest rules can be viewed here.


Have questions about 2016 North Carolina A&T State University FOCUSS Idea Competition Sponsored by Wells Fargo? Contact FOCUSS


North Carolina A&T State University
1601 E. Market Street
Craig Hall, Room #112
Greensboro, NC 27411



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